Useful Resources & Tools for Sustainable Meetings

Here are some useful tools, websites and information to help you in the delivery of meetings which have a positive environmental and social impact.

Useful Tools & Information


Manchester's Target of Net Zero

  • Greener Greater Manchester provides the latest news about Manchester’s journey to net zero.

  • Bee Net Zero is an exciting initiative which supports businesses to achieving their net zero goals. Here you can find 10 Key Steps to achieving net zero, as well as key actions you can take today to reduce your carbon footprint.

  • GM Green City - Greater Manchester is taking action with the 5-Year Environment Plan, launched at in March 2019 during the second Greater Manchester Green Summit.

  • The Manchester Climate Change Partnership and Agency are responsible for overseeing and championing climate change action in the city.

  • 15 Actions to become a zero carbon city (from Manchester Climate Change Agency)

  • PlasticFreeGM asks businesses, organisations and individuals to pledge to take action to reduce avoidable single use plastics across Greater Manchester

  • The Growth Company is an award-winning provider of environmental services designed to accelerate the net zero ambition. It converts environmental pressures into competitive advantages, to help businesses to achieve millions of pounds of savings, whilst driving business growth and innovation for firms that deliver sustainability products and services.

Background & Further Reading

  • UN Sustainable Development Goals - The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. At its heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are an urgent call for action by all countries - developed and developing - in a global partnership. They recognize that ending poverty and other deprivations must go hand-in-hand with strategies that improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth – all while tackling climate change and working to preserve our oceans and forests,.

  • The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism. 

  • Green Tourism promotes greener ways for businesses and organisations to operate, by offering our members advice on sustainability. 

  • EventWell is the mental health and wellbeing voice of the events industry